Experience:

The Program Manager is responsible for managing global cross-functional design and development programs, ensuring high-quality execution from concept design thru NPI launch while meeting required specifications and time to market goals. He/she will be responsible to manage cross-functional project teams, and to manage design, new product introduction and product transfer to manufacturing and work with global partners to meet program goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage, lead and support Luminit programs to achieve defined program goals and measures of success

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that program deliverables and milestones are defined, scheduled and executed on-time and on budget

  • Support engineering teams in solving engineering and manufacturing issues, rather than simply reporting status

  • Lead cross-functional teams in implementing PM disciplines in program initiation, scope management, schedule, budget and cost management, quality, resource management, and risk management

  • Provide program reporting and KPI input on a weekly basis

  • Manage gate reviews as part of the NPI process

  • Work with global partners in executing program goals

Requirements:

  • BS/MS (ME, EE) with 5+ years of related experience to include direct, hands-on experience in bringing commercial products to market

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of materials and processes used in optical recording and replication

    • Deep understanding of manufacturing processes involving web replication preferred

  • Full product life cycle (NPI) experience

  • Must have prior experience in managing global programs and teams

  • Expertise in process development, material and vendor selection, process control, SPC, six sigma. 

  • Leadership – cross-functional project management experience 

  • Must have experience with project management tools, such as MS Project

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Fluency in Mandarin would be a plus

  • Travel – up to 20%